Anti graft agency, the ICPC has announced that they have finally arrested the suspended Chairman of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, Mr. Ekoi Obono-Obla.
Obono-Obla was last October declared wanted by the ICPC when he allegedly refused to honour series of invitations extended to him by the commission.
The commission last Friday confirmed on its twitter handle the arrest if Obono-Obla.
“Following months of running from the law, ICPC has finally arrested the suspended Chairman of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), Mr. Ekoi Obono-Obla.
“Obono-Obla’s arrest by operatives of the Commission Friday, in Abuja, comes after he was declared wanted in October last year by ICPC, for repeatedly failing to honour invitations sent to him.
“The Commission, while investigating allegations of abuse of office, certificate forgery and fraud amongst others, had wanted Obono-Obla to appear before it to clear his name.
“ICPC had kept surveillance on his movements and activities for some time until he was finally arrested along Aso Drive opposite the Millennium Park Abuja on Friday afternoon.
“He was taken to the Commission’s headquarters and run through custody protocols including medical profiling”.